Each duplicate question has up to three other questions as the non-duplicate posts. This query finds the posts that duplicate questions point to. It mostly works, but no guarantees.
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create table #DupeStrings (Dupe INT, Targets VARCHAR(255))
insert into #DupeStrings
select top 200 PostId as [Post Link],
-- Grab text from after the first '[' to the first ']'
charindex('[', Text) + 1,
charindex(']', Text) - charindex('[', Text) - 1
) + ',,,'
from PostHistory h
where PostHistoryTypeId = 10
and Comment in (1, 101)
order by h.CreationDate desc
-- Tgt1: everything up to the first comma
left(Targets, charindex(',', Targets) - 1) as Tgt1,
-- just after the first comma:
charindex(',', Targets) + 1,
-- until the second comma:
-- replace the first comma with 'a' so we can find the second comma
stuff(Targets, charindex(',', Targets), 1, 'a')
-- and subtract the length up to the first comma:
) - charindex(',', Targets) - 1
) as Tgt2
Dupe as [Post Link],
cast(Tgt1 as INT) as [Post Link],
cast(Tgt2 as INT) as [Post Link]
--select Dupe as [Post Link], FirstTarget as [Post Link], TgtPost1.Tags
--left join Posts DupePost on DupePost.Id = Dupe
--left join Posts TgtPost1 on TgtPost1.Id = FirstTarget
--where DupePost.Tags not like '%<story-identification>%'
--and TgtPost1.Tags like '%<story-identification>%'